Queensland College of Art graduate awards 2017

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During the QCA graduate shows throughout October and November, our graduating students showcased work from the disciplines of fine art, photography, design and digital media, contemporary Australian Indigenous art, film, animation and games design. These exhibitions celebrated the remarkable achievements of students during their studies, and recognised notable outstanding students through awards across each of the creative disciplines.

Artists making their mark on the world stage

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Dale Harding’s latest exhibition has taken him on a journey from the wilderness of Carnarvon Gorge to the dizzying heights of the contemporary art scene in Europe. The Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate is back in Australia after exhibiting in Athens and Kassel as part of Documenta 14 – dubbed the ‘art Olympics’.

Third major art prize for QCA alumnus Tony Albert

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Queensland College of Art (QCA) alumnus Tony Albert has taken out his third major Australian art prize – the $65,000 Fleurieu Art Prize. Known as the richest landscape art prize in the world, it follows his two previous art prize successes with the $50,000 Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, and the […]

Cloaks reinforce cultural identity

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Two Indigenous artists from the Griffith University Queensland College of Art have collaborated to produce contemporary versions of the traditional possum cloaks familiar to Aboriginal communities in South-eastern Australia prior to the 1820s. Glennys Briggs and Carol McGregor worked throughout the year on individual projects before deciding to share their stories to complete and show […]